On this day in 1944, Corrie ten Boom, the Dutch Holocaust survivor and the author of The Hiding Place, was released from Ravensbruck concentration camp due to a clerical error. For the remaining years of her life she traveled the world, telling her story, and encouraging those facing persecution. In 1976 she came to the Moody Bible Institute and spoke to the students and staff. This piece features a few excerpts of that address.
If you’d like to listen to the complete 40:00 MBI Chapel address from 1976, click here:
I am taking the week off to catch up on other work, but all this week am re-airing a number of biographies from the last 12 months.
Monday – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (from February 27th) Guest: Charles Calhoun – Historian and Biographer
Tuesday – Andrew Melville (from July 31st) Guests include: James McDonald – Senior Pastor of Providence Church in Morton, IL, and Rev. Ronald Mackenzie, Retired Minister – Free Presbyterian Church of Scotland
Thursday – James Clerk Maxwell (from June 12th) Guests include: Randy J. Guliuzza – National Representative for the Institute for Creation Research
Friday – The Resolutions of Jonathan Edwards (recut): Guest: Rev. Steven Lawson, Senior Pastor – Christ Fellowship Baptist Church, Mobile, AL
Jim McBride as “Bobby Lee Duke” in Facing the Giants
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What happens when a church catches a vision to reach out to its community with the gospel, yet realizes that it’s next to impossible to get them into the building? Well, in 2002 Sherwood Baptist Church decided to overcome this problem by making a movie. This feature is a conversation with Jim McBride, executive producer with Sherwood Pictures…
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There are more than 2 million children nationwide who are educated at home by parents or relatives. While there are many blessings to home education, there are also challenges facing these families, particularly during these difficult economic times; but when a family faces an additional trial like illness, death of spouse or government interference, it can make it almost impossible. This feature profiles a ministry that reaches out to home school families in need.
For Christians around the world, there are many Christmas traditions that are different from our own, which can often bring unique ways of thinking about the season. This feature looks at the holiday from two very different perspectives.
Dr. Michael Rydelnik, Professor of Jewish Studies at the Moody Bible Institute
Dr. Marta Alvarado, former Chair of the Christian Education Department at the Moody Bible Institute
The material for today’s feature comes from the Moody Radio archives and a 1998 Open Line program.
What should the church do with those who see themselves as “alumni” of the Christian faith—those who once professed Christ but for a variety of reasons have left it behind? This feature takes a look at this difficult question with Dr. Rod Rosenbladt, Professor of Theology at Concordia University, Irvine, and co-host of the White Horse Inn radio broadcast.
Dr. Rosenbladt has spoken at length about this topic and the audio (and transcript) of that lecture is available from New Reformation Press.
Yesterday, evangelist, educator and Christian Television pioneer Oral Roberts died at age 91 from complications of pneumonia in Newport Beach, California. This feature takes a brief look at his life and his unique impact on the Evangelical church worldwide.
An important impulse for believers is looking for ways to increase the ministry impact of the local church. This report looks at a couple churches with two very different approaches to outreach and what we might learn from them.
During this time of year we often experience higher levels of stress due to the increased demands on our time and resources. But for most of us, even without the holiday pressures, we tend to be overloaded with activities and commitments.
This features looks at some of the ways we can bring margin into our lives and avoid some of the pressures that so easily rob us of joy.
Dr. Richard Swenson is a physician, educator and author of: The Overload Syndrome (1998) and Margin (1992, 2004) both published by NavPress.
Today’s feature is based on an interview with Dr. Swenson conducted in 1998 for Moody Radio’s Open Line program. If you’d like to hear the complete 40:00 conversation click here:
I graduated from Moody in 1993 and began working for Moody Radio in Chicago until 1999, when I began teaching radio broadcasting at the Moody Bible Institute. I received my Masters degree in Communications from Northern Illinois University in 2003 in Historical Documentary Filmmaking. And since June, 2008, I have been serving Prime ... Continue reading →